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Shaakira A. Ford, DSW, LCSW

Shaakira A Ford
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Shaakira A. Ford, DSW, LCSW

  • Specialties

    Education

    Loyola University Chicago

    Aurora University, Doctorate

    Certifications

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker

    Additional Information

    Shaakira utilizes traditional cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) with adolescents and adults to address anxiety and depression as stand-alone disorders or as symptoms of larger disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). She offers patient-centered therapy for both adolescents and adults.

    Shaakira loves traveling, music and yoga.  Her favorite places are the Mayan ruins in Tulum, Mexico,  Plymouth, Mass (whale watching), Utah & Colorado. She listens to all kinds of music from country to classical, hip hop to chanting monks!  She considers herself a hippie, gypsy gal!

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